In a nutshell, we do our homework before the first meeting, carefully reviewing the position of each party before the mediation, and having frank and thorough conversations upfront to ensure that on mediation day, both parties can come together.


Business and Commercial • Personal Injury • Product Liability • Construction Defects • Toxic and Mass Tort

Resolving business disputes through courtroom litigation can be expensive and time consuming. Although litigation may be the best choice under certain circumstances, many businesses and individuals have found that their objectives are better served by hiring a settlement lawyer.

At Foley & Mansfield, we provide mediation and arbitration services to help you and your company resolve a wide range of conflicts. Our national mediation and arbitration team has the breadth and depth of experience necessary to help resolve almost any dispute, with particular strength in matters involving: 

    • Business disputes
    • Construction defect issues
    • Employment matters 
    • Contract disputes
    • Closely-held shareholder disputes
    • Fee arbitration
    • Financial disputes 
    • Fraud claims
    • Personal injury
    • Product liability 
    • Real estate claims
    • Toxic/mass tort disputes

Many of our attorneys also regularly serve as arbitrators and/or mediators for the American Arbitration Association and other organizations. We invite you to take advantage of our training and experience in resolving your disagreements. 

Visit Foley & Mansfield's Mediation and Arbitration practice group page on our firm web site for additional details.


Under Minnesota law, the State Court Administrator maintains a roster of mediators who have fulfilled a strict set of requirements. (Many other jurisdictions in have similar requirements.) These mediators are known as “qualified neutrals.” To be eligible for qualified neutral status, a mediator must receive extensive training on a variety of key topics, including:

  • Laws and statutes governing the mediation process
  • Ethics of mediation, such as neutrality, confidentiality, and conflicts of interest
  • Techniques for effective mediation, such as problem solving, negotiation, and communications

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